Johnson City has a total population of 55,469 and a student population of 14,605. Of these students, 14,421 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
East Tennessee State University is the largest accounting school in Johnson City, based on student population. In 2010, East Tennessee State University graduated approximately 81 students with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 81 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Johnson City's accounting schools. Tuition in 2009 at Johnson City's accounting schools was $19,391 per year for instate students and $31,319 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,090 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,500 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,891.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Johnson City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 33,830 accountants in Tennessee. Of these accountants, 750 were working in the greater Johnson City area. The number of accountants in Johnson City is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Johnson City is $30,070 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.